23, Jul 2014 - Iowa City lawyer appointed eastern Iowa judge
A private practice lawyer in Iowa City who also works as an adjunct professor at University of Iowa has been appointed a district court judge by Gov. Terry Branstad.
23, Jul 2014 - Sheriff faces questions about jailerâs affair
IOWA CITY (AP) â An Iowa sheriff is expected to testify Tuesday at the trial of a man charged with killing his pregnant wife, as the defense questions whether investigators tried to cover up the victimâs affair with a county jailer. Washington County Sheriff Jerry Dunbar said he was deposed for a second time Monday by attorneys for Seth Techel, who is on trial in the May 2012 shooting death of ...
23, Jul 2014 - Iowa ruling gives boost to solar energy expansion
Solar energy companies can legally sell power directly to customers, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday in a boost to the small but growing source of renewable energy. The ruling will likely expedite ...
23, Jul 2014 - Oakland, IA Western Iowa murder trial delayed until September
A trial has been delayed for a western Iowa man accused of shooting to death a 64-year-old woman.
23, Jul 2014 - Johnson, IA New law: Iowa to expand DNA collection from criminals
CEDAR RAPIDS â Iowa law enforcement officers are about to get what Johnson County Sheriff Lonny Pulkrabek calls a âvaluable and important toolâ that will help close âvery important cases.â However, a civil liberties advocate calls the collection of DNA from people who commit relatively low-level crimes âinvasive, expensive and unnecessaryâ and said the process âdiverts time and money away from ...
23, Jul 2014 - Dubuque, IA 400,000 Iowans eligible for refund after court ruling, Attorney General says
400,000 Iowans are receiving notices in the mail from Iowa attorney general Tom Miller that they're eligible for a refund from a $40 million fund tied to three buying club cases.
23, Jul 2014 - Burglar To Pay Back
Making restitution for items he took from a Beaver Lake house helped a 32-year-old Missouri Valley, Iowa man avoid added time in prison.
23, Jul 2014 - Time lapse of Iowa Stateâs refurbished court (VIDEO)
Iowa State repainted their court.
23, Jul 2014 - Judge halts company's claims about spray product
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A judge has barred a Las Vegas company from calling Iowa residents and claiming to sell a human growth hormone product that kills cancer cells. Polk County District Court Judge Michael D. Huppert issued an injunction Thursday against Americare Inc., its owner and ...
23, Jul 2014 - Lee, IA Iowa Supreme Court overturns 17-year-oldâs robbery sentencing in 2010
A man convicted at age 17 for his part in a 2010 robbery that ended in homicide will be resentenced, according to an Iowa Supreme Court ruling Friday. The justices overturned a appeals court decision that stated Gabriel Taylorâs 25-year sentence with a mandatory 17-year prison term before being eligible for parole wasnât cruel and unusual punishment and isnât âgrossly disproportionate to his ...
23, Jul 2014 - Justices reject Iowa class-action bias case
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) â The Iowa Supreme Court rejected a class-action lawsuit Friday that alleged the Iowa executive branch systematically discriminated against black job applicants for years.
23, Jul 2014 - Iowa Attorney General targets "cancer cure" supplement maker
Consumer fraud investigation alleges Vegas-based company can't back-up health claims
23, Jul 2014 - Court: Chiropractic college must accommodate blind
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) â The Iowa Supreme Court ordered the nation's leading chiropractic college on Friday to make accommodations to allow blind students to complete degrees, in an important victory for the rights of the disabled.
23, Jul 2014 - Authorities: 41-year NC fugitive used dead boys' IDs
Investigators in Iowa are crediting facial recognition technology with helping them capture an armed robber who escaped from a North Carolina prison in 1973.
23, Jul 2014 - Des Moines, IA Chinese Woman In Trade Secrets Case Released On Bond
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A Chinese woman charged as part of what federal prosecutors say was a conspiracy to steal trade secrets from U.S. seed corn companies is free on bond after a judge said she is a flight risk but can be closely monitored until trial. Mo Yun, a 42-year-old who was charged in this month with conspiring to steal trade secrets, was allowed to post $250,000 bond, must wear a ...